By building a foundation in the liberal arts, Augustana students learn to think critically, communicate effectively and develop global solutions — key skills today's employers are seeking. Augustana's Dr. Susan Hasseler (Academic Affairs), Dr. Ann Pederson (Religion) and rising filmmaker Andrew Kightlinger '08 talked about the significance of a liberal arts core with Argus Leader reporter Steve Young.
Dr. Donald Sneen, professor emeritus of religion, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, in Sioux Falls. Sneen served Augustana in the religion department for 33 years from 1962-1995 and authored four books during his career, including the history of Augustana College titled, 'Through Trials and Triumphs: A History of Augustana College.' A memorial service will take place at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13.
U.S. News ranked Augustana No. 3 among the "Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest" and gave the College high marks on its analysis of schools of "Best Value" colleges and universities.
Through a new collaboration with the City of Sioux Falls and Sioux Area Metro (SAM), Augustana students, faculty and staff now have a new, cost-free and environmentally friendly way to travel around Sioux Falls.
We followed first-year students and their Viking Guides as they moved into Bergsaker and Solberg Halls on Sunday, Aug. 31. See #AugieMoveIn Day in images and tweets.
Augustana officially opened the 2014-15 academic year at Opening Convocation before nearly 400 members of the Class of 2018 — first year students who have come to Augustana from 18 states and 12 countries around the world.
With the start of the 2014-15 academic year just days away, Augustana students share their hopes for the year ahead:
On Sunday morning, first-year students officially moved into Bergsaker and Solberg Residence Halls, bringing with them colorful futons, sticker-covered laptops, rolls of carpet, musical instruments and mini refridgerators. They arrived from 18 states and 12 countries around the world and together, they are the Augustana Class of 2018.
The 2014-15 academic year is about to begin and Augustana is excited to welcome these new full-time faculty members to campus. Read on to find out more about these teacher-scholars.